| May 31, 2014
| 5:27 PM
When Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's gubernatorial campaign wanted to make sure that likely primary voters saw a video ad, his staff didn't rely solely on television stations to deliver the message.
They also arranged for it to run on the computer screens of...
| May 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
AMC Networks contracted with YouTube comedy stars Fine Bros. to produce a video promoting the cabler's original series "Halt and Catch Fire" -- and in less than 48 hours, the clip has racked up more than 4.5 million views.
The AMC series, a fictionalized...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Todrick Hall has performed on Broadway. He has appeared on national television, as a contestant on "American Idol." But he credits his success to the place where anyone with a video camera and a dream can become a star: the Internet.
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Google’s social network Google+ loosened up a little bit Tuesday, announcing that it would no longer require users to go by their real names.
“There are no more restrictions on what name you can use,” Google+ said in a post. “...
| Jul 9, 2014
The Streamy Awards, the first ever envelope-opening live streamed award show, is bumping up the amount of honors its doling out this year, the telecast announced on Wednesday.
The more than ten new categories added to the mix this year include the...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Fox Sports, looking to deepen its reach with younger audiences on social platforms, has partnered with YouTube Space LA to produce a daily web-video series explicitly focused on fast-breaking stories that will be shared online.
The videos, each about one...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:27 AM
Maybe the simulated lap dance by the bridal party at a reception gave you pause. You probably cringed when you saw the bride and groom request money through a Facebook wedding invitation. Or you might have suffered whiplash after seeing the picture of a...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Twitter has been suspending the accounts of some users who share images and videos that show the beheading of journalist James Foley by the militant group Islamic State.
The move to delete the tweets and temporarily suspend the posters has generated a...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 9:43 AM
YouTube wants more small businesses to purchase advertising on its website, and that's why this week it acquired Directr, a Boston start-up.
Directr's technology makes it simple for businesses to create videos, which can be used as YouTube...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Before the makeup line, the book deal and the product endorsements, Michelle Phan was just another girl trying to make it big on YouTube.
She rose to fame with her viral video tutorials, sharing makeup tips and emulating looks inspired by Lady Gaga,...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:30 AM
He may be huge on YouTube, but few in Hollywood know who Shane Dawson is. Not yet, anyway.
The 26-year-old is best known to 12 million-plus subscribers across three different YouTube channels, but he's about to make a name for himself in film and TV,...